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Old 09-29-2011, 11:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Adm.Lee View Post
A few nits to pick: why name them RCTs, instead of brigades? And why give the infantry regiments different numbers than the regiments, if they are regiments?
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I decided to use RCTs because I wanted something closer to how the old Legion of the United States (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legion_..._United_States) was structured, a RCT seemed to fit the bill and I was also not to sure when the brigade combat team concept was first adopted.

I gave the RCTs different numbers than the Regiments, because of two reasons 1). The USMC use a 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th RCT for it 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Marine Regiments. 2). Because of the mid-1950s Pentomic infantry division (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pentomic) reorganization 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 5th RCT are descended from 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 5th Infantry Regiments. I did make a mistake with the 158th RCT, because during Twilight the regiment would still be active as a Arizona Army National Guard Infantry Regiment.
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